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Dec 10, 2012 8:00am EST
this to encapsulate the 20 years. you go back to 1992, and look for a starting point. end of april, the city had the momentous thing, the riots that followed the rodney king case verdict. about a story out of that, one of many unsolved murders harry bosch worked on back then. because of the events that occurred, he was unable to solve the case. 20 years later, he goes back and hopefully bring justice to the case. tavis: you were writing for the l.a. times had at the time of the riots, so you wrote about the riots for "the l.a. times." looking back, coming to your real life, what do you make, looking back at that moment? >> it was probably the most surreal moment, he but maybe the most important moment for me as a reporter. i was a reporter a couple more years after that, and then i was back to writing books. to see what happened to the city, to be surprised by what happened -- it was a good lesson learned. not understanding the pressures that were underneath the surface of this town. it makes you think about it. it is a question in the book. 20 years later, how far have we come? could it happen
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Dec 31, 2012 7:00am EST
forces. new zealand becomes the first major city to welcome 2013. time is running out for politicians in the united states to strike a deal to prevent the economy from going over the so- called fiscal cliff. that is when a package of automatic spending cuts and tax rises comes into fact which could set the country back into recession. that less than 20 hours into the generate the first deadline. >> as night descended on washington, no deal precentors went home with a low over 24 hours to go before the huge austerity package known as the fiscal cliff, something almost nobody wants is due to descend on the american economy. >> we will come in at 11:00 tomorrow morning and that further announcements. >> if there's no doubt, the price of failure could be high. the average american, might see their taxes rise by as much as $2,000 a year. as spending cuts take money from the economy, a second american recession becomes a possibility. confidence in america will be shaken. the financial markets may take fright. president obama believes it is time for the wealthiest americans to pay more in ta
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Dec 17, 2012 11:00pm EST
york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: tonight our focus is on what can be done so that the tragedy at sandy hook elementary school does not happen again. on friday december 14th a gunman killed 26 people, 20 of them were children between the ages of 6 and 7. it is the second deadliest mass shooting in american history. the killings have revived the debate on gun control and demonstrated the need to rethink our approach to mental illness. president obama traveled to the bereaved town to attend a community vigil and console families. here is a part of the president's address to the grieving people of that town, and to the nation. >> no single law, no set of laws can eliminate evil or prevent every senseless act of violence in our society but that can't an excuse for inaction. surely we did:do better than this. if there's even one step we can take to save another child or another parent or another town, from the grief that's visited tucson, aurora, and oak creek and newtown, and communities from columbine to blacksberg before that, then surely we have an obligation to try. >> rose: jo
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Dec 9, 2012 7:00am EST
owning a newspaper and radio and tv stations in the same big city. thus he would give the massive media companies free rein to devour more of the competition. the chairman is julius genachowski, appointed to the job by president barack obama. now, the fcc tried to pull this same stunt chairman back in the second term of george w. bush, but at hearings held around the country an angry public fought back. >> we told you a year ago when you came to seattle that media consolidation is a patently bad idea. no "ifs," "ands," or "buts" about it. so with all due respect i ask you, what part of that didn't you understand? >> i'm a republican and i'm a capitalist, but some areas of our private sector must be regulated. freedom of information is too important, we must be oactive in protecting that fundamental freedom. >> if the fcc is here wanting to know if chicago's residents are being wewell served, the answers no. if local talent is being covered, the answer is no. if community issues are being treated sensitively, the answer is no. if minority groups are getting the coverage and input that th
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Dec 28, 2012 3:00am EST
for an hour captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: let me start off. tell me what makes -- what makes a great restaurant? how do you -- >> well, what makes a great restaurant i don't know exactly. a great restaurant i think is where the owner and the chef gives all the love he can. >> rose: when does your day start? >> ooh, sometimes 8:00, sometimes 9:00, sometimes 7:00. >> rose: what's the first thing you do? >> oh, it changes a little bit. i stop at the office for 15 minutes and then i go down and look if everything is holding and look -- >> rose: see i had this impression of all of you at the fish market at 4:00 a.m. everyday saying "these are the finest and the freshest" and you're poring over the fish, picking them up and deciding "only this is good enough for my customers, my clientele." >> oh, of course, we are a very aware and we do buy the best and i think what makes a great rest vaunt the cooking also. of course the service, the ambience, and for that we buy the best, we don't wake up at 4:00 in the morning be
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Dec 6, 2012 7:30am EST
the report. >> reporter: people in the city of nara mark the 40th anniversary of normalizing diplomatic ties between japan and china. haru watanabe moved to china with his parents many years before the normalization, but at the end of world war ii, they became separated, so he remained here where he lived for about 50 years. a chinese couple adopted and raised the japanese youngster. as an adult, he worked for a railway company and, eventually, he became station master. >> translator: i couldn't have survived after the war if my foster parents hadn't taken me in and given me such good care. they were so kind. >> reporter: but watanabe never forgot japan. looking at the picture of mt. fuji always pulled at his heartstrings. before he moved to china, he could see it from his house. so, pictures of mountain always stirred memories of home. finally, he was able to set foot on the land of his birth. in 1988, watanabe visited japan with orphans displaced by the war. he hoped to reunite with his family, but with so little information about his parents, watanabe couldn't find them. even so, he chose
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Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm EST
is safer than many other big cities around the world in terms of violent crime overall. but we have a gun homicide problem. our crime is more lethal because we have more guns. >> talking about something like 9000 homicide gun deaths in the united states every year. i think that it has let 150. germany, 170. and then you would include suicide and what is it in the u.s.? >> we have roughly something in order of 30,000 gun deaths a year, but the large majority are suicide. >> we're talking to paul barrett. when we come back, we will host a debate on the issue of gun violence in america. paul barrett's latest book is called, "glock: the rise of america's gun." stay with us. ♪ [music break] >> this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the worst school bus occurred in u.s. history after virginia tech happened on friday. the new town sandy hook elementary school. 26 people gunned down. 20 of them 6 and 7-olds, six of them, all women, stabbed at the school. the school psychologist and the principal, after they tried to stop the shooter, and the teach
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Dec 17, 2012 7:00pm EST
to see some of this on display? >> one of the evidence i was telling you was burned up in mexico city. -- of its i was telling you about was bird apply in mexico city. one was stolen. the ones i have been on exhibit. they have been on exhibit for eight years on the -- and the rock-and-roll hall of fame museum has carried them. they have been all around the world. they opened up at the victoria and albert museum in london. that is so great. "edgown that we'v wore on sullian show," the array of colors are beautiful. they're in pretty good condition. it has been 50 years. tavis: tell me about the fashion, about the hair, the clothes. so much of the image of the supremes how to do with not just the sound but the look and you work that thing. >> we all loved glamour. we really did. we were playing dress up in our moms' clothes. a lot of people like lena horne we looked at as children and young girls and the glamour is what we wanted to do. we went to motown and what berry gordy noticed about this even though he turned down, we work the age of 16 -- were 15. they noticed how we were classy
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Dec 18, 2012 7:00am EST
. the attacks happened in three separate areas of the biggest city there. the world health organization this week launched a nationwide drive to vaccinate children against the disease. officials say that the campaign has been suspended and that pakistan is only one of three countries in the world where polio is endemic. these appear to have been coordinated attacks. >> i just spoke a short while ago to the pakistani government. while they expressed concern and regret, they were not sure that this was because they were administering polio vaccine and that they were not just accidentally caught up in the violence of the city. the evidence does not support that, police said that this was four shooting incidents where four women were shot dead and injured, it all happened in the space of 20 minutes. it very much seemed like a coordinated attack. in the past the taliban said that they would issued threats against these workers because they feel they are working for western interests, somehow gathering intelligence for foreign spy agencies and perhaps these health workers are somehow administ
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Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
of using infiltrators to carry out vandalism and other acts of sabotage. in mexico city, hundreds of people marched through the streets to call for the release of jailed protesters and to denounce police infiltration. >> all this vandalism was caused by infiltrators. has been hard because we have been protesting peacefully. we have been peaceful and as we reject the return of the pri. we are rejecting the return of pena nieto and we do not think it should be like this. many should be released. >> the u.s. senate has unanimously approved a $631 billion military spending bill. the measure includes the accelerations of a withdrawal from afghanistan as well as intensified sanctions on iran. the obama administration has threatened veto minutes over his authority to handle terrorism suspects. in a separate vote, senate republicans defeated a measure to ratify a landmark concatenations treaty banning discrimination against people with disabilities. the final vote was 61-38. five votes short of the two- thirds majority needed for approval. republicans rejected the measure, saying it would make it e
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Dec 9, 2012 8:00am EST
. >> despite appeals for pcalm, the violence continues. protesterthe trouble is happenin the heart of the city. this area is full of bars and restaurants, and normally on a friday night, it is full of partygoers, but not tonight. the police have called in extra resources. it looks like they are going to need them. mark simpson, bbc news, belfast. >> now toto get to the moon, anu better be willing to forecast $1.5 billion. our correspondent has the details. >> in 1972, nasa says astronauts to the noon for the last time. no one has been back since. >> one giant leap for privately- owned commercial enterprises. >> former nasa employees have launched a new company. the privately-owned company said it will soon be offering commercial flights back to the lunar surface. >> our vision is to create a reliable and affordable u.s.- based commercial transportation system for women. >> the company says it will cost $1.4 billion for a two-man mission. it means countries like japan, south korea, and south africa will be able to carry out the search and exploration on the lunar surface. 40 years ago, only the
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Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: we begin tonight with an assessment of the u.s. and global economy, all eyes remain on efforts to avoid the fiscal cliff deadline on january 1st, when automatic spending cuts and tax increases are set to take hold. there is growing optimism on capitol hill that a deal could come soon, yesterday president obama said he would be willing to lower his revenue goal and tax increases at 400,000 instead of 250,000 per household. >> john boehner said he developed a backup plan to avert year-end tax increases if the negotiations with president obama stalls, this occurs in the backdrop of an economic that is bettering on housing and employment data, the global economy continues fragile with the european debt crisis and china i in in. >> rogoff is a professor of public policy and economics at harvard, he is a coauthor of the best selling book, this time is different, eight centuries of financial folly, many consider it to be the authoritative text on the impact of financial crisis around the world. i am pleased to have ken rogoff back on t
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Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm EST
a city of discriminating against african-american teachers and staff through its effort to reform or shut down local schools. the federal suit says more than half of the tenured teachers who lost their jobs in the most recent wave of school closings were african-american, despite african-americans comprising just 30% of tenured teachers overall and 35% in the underperforming schools that wound up -- wind up being closed. the teachers' union is seeking an injunction to stop chicago mayor rahm emanuel from closing any more schools. the nra has confirmed plans to continue its campaign against a proposed u.n. treaty that would regulate the global arms trade. the general assembly voted to reopen negotiations after the obama administration help stonewall talks in july. speaking reuters, an nra spokesperson said the massacre in newtown, connecticut will not change their opposition to the treaty saying, "we are as opposed to it today as we were when it first appeared." the nra has vowed to oppose global arms regulation marking its second major policy announcement in the past week after responding
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Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm EST
captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: master ricardo muti is here, one of the world's great conductors. he has lead some of the best orchestras including the vienna philharmonic, he is currently music director of the chicago symphony orchestra, critics and audiences alike have been dazzled and charmed by the intensity, the technique, the emotion that he and his musicians bring. here is a look at a performance of verdi's requiem. >> when you look at the journey of your life, from the violin, piano, goesing, conducting, is that the perfect sign of flow for someone who wants to lead a great orchestra? >> first i didn't want to be a musician. so the first quality, i mean the first, if you don't want something and you get it. and but i studied very seriously but fortunately-- . >> rose: what did you want to be, do. >> first my father was a medical doctor. we are five brothers. and he wanted one to be a doctor, one to be an architect, one to-- my profession was opposed to become a lawyer, that would have been a disaster, total
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Dec 31, 2012 9:00am EST
. the only people they've ever met are dominicans. and by that evening, being the center of new york city having cable, lights, electricity. chinese guy upstairs. right next door a korean person. downstairs somebody from uruguay. the folks who are on the television, talking about all sorts of crazy stuff. i mean, sure, realism might try to approach that. but in my mind, when i was a kid, when i read about time travel. time travel felt like a much more honest description, to me, of what that meant, being transported from santo domingo '74 to new york and new jersey in '74. that was far more honest to the experience than anything i could have written realistically. >> at the age of six, you came? >> yeah, yeah. yeah, and for a young mind, i mean, it's an extraordinary leap. it's an extraordinary leap. and i think science fiction, i think fantasy, i think the genres do a wonderful job of describing all parts of, many parts of our society that realism doesn't do a great job of describing. >> didn't you say somewhere that "star wars," the "star wars" stories, you couldn't have a better framewo
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Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
in the fighting which erupted in several cities around the country. more advisers have resigned over night. 6 in total since the awarded himself sweeping new powers. the gloves go to cairo for the latest. -- let's go to cairo. there are protestors from both sides in various locations. no clashes at the moment that we are seeing. the republican guards or tanks outside the ballots have issued an ultimatum to call all protesters from either side to leave the area within an hour. another interesting development, the most senior institution in sunni islam has called for the president to withdraw or suspend the controversial new powers that he took. so they have warned the president to diffuse the situation. so it's moving quickly, coming to ahead. >> there was some suggestion yesterday from the vice president that there may be some sort of compromise in store. you have any details on that? >> there is snow evidence what they're going to do or anything they can do politically. he could be finished politically if he withdraws his action. >> what about the suggestion that some mubarak supporters migh
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Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
tear gas. clashes spread through the country with muslim brotherhood offices set aflame in other cities. in the latest developments, the top is on the body has called on morsi to suspend his controversial decree. meanwhile, authorities have reportedly set a deadline that expired just minutes ago four demonstrators to leave the area outside the presidential palace. to talk more about the latest news, we are joined by democracy now! correspondent sharif abdel kouddous. can you explain what is happening right now in the streets? >> the presidential guard has deployed at least a dozen tanks around presidential palace just a few miles from where i am in tahrir square. there are reports that marches are being planned, protesters who are against mohamed mursi, his constitutional decree, heading to the presidential palace despite a statement by the presidential guard to clear the area and not allow protesters there. what happened last night was a major escalation of this crisis that began two weeks ago with morsi's constitutional decree. we saw thousands of muslim brotherhood members and their
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Dec 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
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Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> good evening. tonight i can roar to the american people and to the world that the united states has conducted an operation that killed osama bin laden, the leader of al-qaeda. and a terrorist who is responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent men, women and children. for over two decades, bin laden has been al-qaeda's leader and symbol, and continued plot attacks against our countries, friends and allies. the death of bin laden signifies the most significant achievement to date in our effort counterterrorisms professionals to work tire loalsly to achieve this outcome. the american people do not see their work nor know their names but tonight they feel the satisfaction of their work and the result of their pursuit of justice. >> rose: that was president obama in may announcing the killing of america's most wanted terrorist. a new film about to be released by the oscar winning director kathryn bigelow and screen writer mark boal examines the ten-year hunt for bin laden. it is called zero dark thirty,
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Dec 9, 2012 8:30am EST
reported near mexico city in the year 1531. thousands of catholics travel each year to the basilica built there in her name. also on our calendar this weekend, catholics observe the feast of the immaculate conception when they celebrate the belief that mary, the mother of jesus, was proceed served from the taint of original sin all of her life. buddhists mark bodhe day when they believe he attained enlightenment and reached a state of nirvana. according to tradition he did so sitting under the tree. finally, hanukkah begins this weekend when jews light their hanukkah lamps. the holiday recalls the victory of the soldiers over the asyriai greek king. we speak with suzanne bronstein, curator of the jewish museum in new york about the collection of hanukkah lamps, the largest in the world. >> the rabbis associated a miracle with the holiday. that when the ancient soldiers came to rededicate the temple in jerusalem and they lit the menorah in the temple, they only have one thing of oil to burn for one day, burn it burned for eight. that's why we call it the festival of life and why we light t
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Dec 9, 2012 7:00pm EST
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Dec 18, 2012 7:30am EST
the opposition democratic united party. moon is wrapping up his second day in the largest city. they had been appealing to young voters and others who are undecid undecided. whoever gets their support stands a good chance of winning. >> reporter: she looks back on the outfalling six years ago. it came while she was campaigning on . >> reporter: she will never give in. she says she appears to conservatives but doesn't reach young voters. candidates are adapted and campaign workers try to listen to what the young are saying. this year they are trouble finding work. the staff promises to do something about the job shortage. >> our saenuri party is criticized for not understanding the young people. our candidate will listen to their complaints and help them. >> reporter: she has to work hard to attract young voters. but as he's also quoting people who haven't decided who they will choose. he is a campaign of his demographic united party. main targets anyone suffering from the widening income gap and the lack of jobs. he is daughter of former president. moon's parents were poor and he uses his hum
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Dec 18, 2012 6:00pm EST
-automatic to kill eight animal, then you're a city boy who does not need to be out here in the first place. our olympic shooting team won gold at the atlanta olympics that year the also said, these weapons -- there is an excessive amount of firepower that is been available in the recognized it was that things they gone too far and it was a good idea to rain again. they had -- handed in their weapons and got compensation. we have seen the results in terms of a much higher standard of community safety. >> rebecca peters, what about the effect on suicide? we're talking about 30,000 gun deaths a year. the majority of them are people who have access to guns who pulled the trigger. >> yes. >> on themselves. >> that has been interesting. in australia, must gun deaths are suicides ias in the u.s. as well. the effect on the reduction in gun deaths has been seen in both homicides and suicides in australia. it is not just about legislation. it is also about culture. it is also about awareness. in addition to changes in the law, a lot of changes in behavior have occurred because law does affect behavior. w
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Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm EST
, reports have emerged that the young syrian filmmaker was killed on monday in the city of hams. he appeared on the show in december. at the time be as that we only use his first bid for security reasons. >> what i saw in the last week, it is starting to turn into almost a civil war. they are enforcing the locals to form an armed resistance to the regime forces. >> for more we go to charles glass, award winning broadcaster. he returned from syria last month. >> these massacres are a clear indication of how urgent it is to find -- to force both sides in the conflict, the opposition and regime, to negotiate a settlement, which would ultimately mean a change in regime, but certainly a transition period in an absence of that, you have the russian army government, the saudis, the guitarist, the that states, turkey, farming the opposition, which will only inflame the civil war. more massacres will then take place. >> we continue with our look back at 2012. to get a copy of today's show, go to our website, democracynow.org. >> "at last" by the legendary blues singer it added james. this is democrac
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Dec 31, 2012 8:30am EST
on a nuclear device and set it off in new york or washington or some other city. (instrumental music) >> the president wants $489 billion in defense cuts over ten years. pentagon officials say the goal is to create a smaller, flexible force that can fight traditional wars and mount special operations. >> now that we know the threats that are out there, where is our money being spent? >> the congressional budget office had an estimate that they put the total u.s. spending for defense at $699 billion. now, that is 20 percent of all federal spending, that is more than half of all discretionary spending. it's a substantial commitment to the united states. >> we spend less and less of our defense dollars on things that actually defend us. fifty percent of our defense budget goes to personnel. much of that personnel is bureaucratic personnel manning various defense department sites. >> currently much of the money is going to conventional needs, personnel, r and d and nuclear weapons. >> the congress debated the issue of replenishment of our stock or at least making certain it was okay and
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Dec 10, 2012 6:00am EST
sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: maestro gustavo dudamel is here, berlin philharmonic once called him the most astonishingly talented conductor industry ever come across. he is beloved bolivar orchestra in vendz well, ven venezuela anw is with the la philharmonic. ♪ >> rose: he is in new york to, bolivar orchestra in carnegie called, voices from latin america, also dedicated further musical education and social justice around the world, i am pleased to have gustavo dudamel at this table for the first time. >> thank you. it is an honor. >> rose: my pleasure. >> huge honor. >> rose: we have been wanting to do this for a while. tell me about the music you have selected for the performance. >> yes. this is a festival called dos americas here in new york, and we decide to bring, you know, this amazing music that we have, this very latin, in a ways of irs stick but deep music by es at the vek, villalobos, by ar bon, carlos chavez, so for us it is very important to show the soul of our music also, also to play the strauss ballad,
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Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. begin this evening with politic. less than a month remains for lawmaker to reach a deal before the fiscal cliff deadline. the whitehouse open sists tax rates must rise on higher incomes in order to balance spending cuts but republican leadership remains committed to extending the bush tax cuts for all a tax bracket. brainer offer his response to the president. in an interview with julianna goldman of bloomberg news obama called the boehner plan quote out of balance. >> i think that we have the potential of getting a deal done, but it's going to require what i talked about during the campaign which is a balanced responsible approach to deficit reduction that can help give businesses certainty and make sure that the country grows. and unfortunately the speaker's proposal right now is still out of balance. he talks for example about $800 billion worth of revenues but he says he's going to do that by lowering rates. when you look at the math, it doesn't work. >> rose: and here is the president talking about why it's essential for him that there
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